Spartan Cordon tree


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Spartan Cordon tree
A very popular apple for it's excellent sweet flavour and yielding pure white interior which contrasts with the stunning dark red outer skin.

A very prolific cropper, easy to grow.

Stores for us until late December.

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Cordon Apple trees are a good choice for restricted areas and a fence or wall. They can be grown at a 45degree angle, or upright. The rootstock we use for our cordon Spartan epple tree is M9 which is the best stock for cordon trees. Plant 60-80cm’s apart.

Spartan has been enormously popular in the UK for so many years it might come as a surprise to learn that this is actually an American apple, raised 1926 from a Mc Intosh cross. One of the top 10 most satisfactory garden or orchard apples.

Spartan cordon apple tree – Season:

For use October to the turn of the year.

Spartan – appearance:

A gorgeous apple almost entirely coloured dark maroon red. Inside very white; no more than medium sized.

Spartan apple treesflavour:

The tender pure white flesh is decidedly sweet and mellow with a lightly fruity flavour. Notes of melon or strawberry are usually present.


A dessert apple.

Cropping & Growth

A tree of medium vigour, very heavy cropper.

Spartan Apple Trees - Pollination: Spartan is partly self fertile and belongs in pollination group ‘C’ and will pollinate well with any other varieties in the same of adjacent groups. Here are some suggested varieties:

Charles Ross

Annie Elizabeth



Merton Knave

Self fertile Cox's

Kidds Orange Red

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